Women Safety Wing (WSW)
The Women Safety Wing is a section of the Telangana State Police that ensures the safety, dignity and empowerment of women in the state. It brings together different organizations working towards women safety. WSW contributes to curbing trafficking in various ways: Equipped with world class facilities the 24/7 the “Bharosa” support centre, provides police, legal, medical, psychological and rehabilitation support under one roof to victims of rape, child sexual abuse and domestic violence; WSW spearheads Operation Muskaan which works towards rescuing and rehabilitating missing children and WSW plays a supervisory role in monitoring the functioning of AHTUs in all districts of Telangana
British Deputy High Commission
The British High Commission in India maintains and develops relations between the United Kingdom (UK) and India. The Deputy High Commission in Hyderabad is a regional office that covers two states – Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Modern Slavery, that includes human trafficking, is a key human rights priority for the UK, globally. The UK is committed to eradicating all forms of human trafficking and forced labour all over the world and links up with government and non-government agencies to strengthen initiatives and exchange expertise with India in tackling these issues.
Tharuni was established on February 15, 2000, by Dr. Mamatha Raghuveer, with an objective to empower the women and adolescent girls. Tharuni envisions a society where adolescent girls and women are self-reliant and are equal partners.
Tharuni has been fighting against the evils of Child Marriage,Trafficking & Child Labour ever since its inception. With the formation of Balika Sanghas, it has been able to empower the lives of over 18,000 adolescent girls and was able to stop hundreds of Child Marriages by playing a key role in policy level changes.
Tharuni could save children from working in Ginning Mills and Brick Kilns in Warangal.While continuing to impart life skills to adolescents, it has been able to reduce illegal trafficking of children.
In collaboration with the British Deputy High Commission, Hyderabad Tharuni worked with the multi-relevant stakeholders towards combating trafficking in Yadadri and Bhuvanagiri
Now, Tharuni intends to strengthen the Anti-human Trafficking police units in Telangana State by building the capacities of the police officers and other stakeholders through regular training, a bilingual Webportal and an E learning course.